Raghuvaran on the way; Release date confirmed for Dhansuh’s VIP 2
Vellai Illa Pattadhari aka VIP, released in 2014 is one of the biggest hits in Dhanush’s career till date. Inspired by the massive success of the first part, Dhanush teamed up with his sister-in-law and filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth for its sequel. And finally, the second part titled VIP 2 is all set for a huge release.
VIP 2 will hit screens worldwide on August 11 and the news was confirmed by the makers only last day. Dhanush himself has has written the story and dialogues for VIP 2. One of the major talking points of the film is the comeback of Bollywood actress Kajol to Kollywood after a long gap of nearly two decades.
Kajol is playing the role of Vasundhara Parameshwar, a powerful industrialist who is pitted against Dhanush’s Raghuvaran. From the teaser and promos, VIP 2 looks like just another David vs Goliath story. But the brand VIP and Dhanush’s knack of cracking the audience’s pulse is expected to have a positive impact on the movie’s box office collections.
Amala Paul plays Dhanush’s pair and she is reprising her character, Shalini from the first part. Samuthirakani, Vivek, Cell Murugan and Hrishikesh are also part of the cast. Sean Rolden has replaced Anirudh to handle the music department. Malayali cinematographer turned filmmaker Sameer Thahir is the DOP and Sathyaraj Natarajan is in charge of editing. The movie is bankrolled by Kalaippuli S Thanu’s V Creations and will be distributed by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films.